Sunrise Beach Park is a 82.0-acre scenic site with 1100 linear feet of shoreline, the campsite lies next to a grassy meadow.
Approach: Cobble beach with a log structure like a ranch entrance and wood fence marking the location. Longer walk at low tide.
Location: Just north of Gig Harbor on the west side of Colvos Passage. South of Point Richmond.
Hazards: South end of Colvos Passage subjected to some strong and unusual currents
Sites: 1 large campsite uphill from the beach with room for 4-5 tents
Sanitation: Port-a-potty up at parking lot
Fires: None allowed
Fees: $10 per group. Reserve online more than three days in advance, or call (253) 313-5090.
Special Considerations: Homes nearby, please be considerate. Day Use only except for paddler reservation camping site.
Natural History: Sunrise Beach Park lies with over 1100 feet of waterfront on Colvos Passage. The park offers forest paths and steep trails with views of Vashon Island, Mount Rainier and the water. The plateau property consists of meadow with views of Puget Sound and dense woodland stands with a wetland swamp. The beach provides access to a popular scuba diving destination. Colvos Passage Marine Preserve lies south of the Park.
Latitude: W 122° 33.359′
Longitude: N 47° 20.963′